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3 Things Never to Do if You Love Someone

I recently read a beautiful thought: "We judge others by their actions, and ourselves by our intentions." So true! In our own mind, we are often justified in what we say and do, but the truth is, rela…

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Wisdom from Victoria Trabosh

Do not wait to be extraordinary before you accomplish the extraordinary. The greatest lessons and wisdom that we receive in our lives can often come from those who did not know we were watching and li…

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7 Simple Ways to Say “I Care”

"Good friends are like stars. You may not always see them, but you know they're always there." I am not sure who said this, but isn't it so true?  Then again, do we worker bees always remember to be t…

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5 Facts About Caring

Care Changes Lives Care is a valuable and vital resource; it revitalizes and acts as a soothing tonic for our nervous system. Caring is a powerful motivator; it inspires us and gently revitalizes…

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What’s OK and Not OK as a Caregiver

By Cindy Laverty, AgingCare.com. Everywhere I travel and meet caregivers, I see a common theme: Most family caregivers are afraid to ask for help. Somehow people think that they should just miracul…

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Heart-Based Living

Each day, I try to live by the principles of Heart-Based Living. Here is a saying that I have on my bulletin board in my office that helps me remember what is important to me in life and how I wou…

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Kindness: Just Do It!

“Let me know if there’s anything I can do for you.”  These words are often our thoughtful gesture toward a friend or acquaintance who we know is going through some kind of difficulty. The problem is t…

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Why Random Acts of Kindness are So Important

We first heard the saying practice random acts of kindness and senseless acts of beauty, many years ago when we were at Findhorn, the well-known spiritual community in Scotland. It always struck u…

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How Awesome Were Your Parents?

Your parents were different before they were...well, parents. NPR recently ran an interesting story called, "My Parents Were Awesome," highlighting a website that posted pictures of parents before th…

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Does a Recession Make us Less Compassionate?

Does having more make us happier? Or does it just make us want more? As Ed Begley Jr. says in our new book, Be the Change: How Meditation Can Transform You and the World: "If stuff made us happy there…

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Joe Baker is VP of Causes and Advocacy for Care2. Joe oversees Care2's campaigns with its nonprofit partners. Previously, Joe worked for Amnesty... more

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